Monday’s middle school version of the Crosstown Classic had more on the line than just rivalry pride.
When Lafayette and Oxford met on the baseball diamond at Edwin Moak Field, both the Chargers and Commodores had a more immediate reward in mind — playoff seeding.
After claiming both games Monday 4-0 and 6-2, the Chargers secured the top spot in the Tri-Lakes Conference with a perfect league record. (April 3, 2012, Page 9)
It seems like a safe bet that Oxford senior James Lear will remember the last two days of March 2012 when he reflects on his high school career in a few years. One night after earning a save in Oxford’s 5-4 win over Saltillo, Lear led the Chargers to a 10-8 win over cross-town rival Lafayette at W.V. Brewer Field on Saturday afternoon. (more…) (April 2, 2012, Page 9)
Several former players from Oxford, Lafayette and Water Valley are helping community college and four-year schools in baseball and softball around the state. (March 30, 2012, Page 9A)
Oxford Middle School pushed its unbeaten streak to five games Monday.
COLUMN: Charley Sullivan’s smile is still as wide as it was when he was at Oxford High School helping lead the Chargers to wins on the baseball diamond. Sullivan is now smiling wearing the crimson and white of Alabama as the team’s No. 1 pitcher on the weekend. There is a lot of prestige involved with being the Friday night starter at a Division I school, especially in the Southeastern Conference where baseball is more important than anywhere else in the country. (more…) (March 27, 2012, Page 11)
NEW HOPE — It was good to be an Oxford Charger or a family member of a Charger midway through Friday night’s Division 2-5A baseball game with New Hope. With the Chargers up 7-3 in the top of the fourth inning following a towering three-run home run by Parker Adamson, everything felt good for the Chargers in the dugout. (more…) (March 26, 2012, Page 6)
The Oxford Middle School baseball team improved to 4-0 overall and 2-0 in the Tri-Lakes Conference by blanking Water Valley 12-0 and 4-0 in a doubleheader on Saturday. (more…) (March 26, 2012, Page 8)
The difference between winning and losing for the Oxford Chargers on Tuesday night in their game with New Hope at Edwin Moak Field boiled down to a few small mistakes made in a very close contest of evenly matched teams. (more…) (March 21, 2012, Page 7)